Elsie J. Kobasuk, 1925-2013

BOARDMAN – Elsie J. Kobasuk, 87, died Friday, April 5, 2013, at Greenbriar Healthcare Center in Boardman following a brief illness.

She was born Aug. 4, 1925, in Cleveland, the daughter of Frank and Helen Starrie Malenky.

Elsie owned and operated Lord Ashley Custom Shirts in downtown Cleveland. She was a member of St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church in Austintown.

Survivors include two sons, the Rev. Maxim Michael, OSBM, of Stamford, Conn., and Mark of Cincinnati; a daughter, Carol Pandolph of Boardman, with whom she made her home; five grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Portz of Phoenix.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Kobasuk; an infant son, Peter Kobasuk; and a brother.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown, where a Panachida will take place at 6:30 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and continue at 1 p.m. at St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church.

Interment will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Cemetery in Brook Park, where Elsie will be laid to rest next to her husband.